Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Girls In the Picture – There Are Lights, There Are Cameras, but Is There Action?

Book Review : The Girls in the Picture By Melanie Benjamin Spoiler Alert! Summary An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel … Continue reading

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The Hundredth Queen – Sisterhood Gone Awry

Book Review : The Hundredth Queen By Emily R. KIng Spoiler Alert! Summary He wanted a warrior queen. He got a revolutionary. As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion … Continue reading

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The Curious Affair Of The Witch At Wayside Cross – Is This A Sherlockian Style Mystery?

Book Review : The Curious Affair of The Witch At Wayside Cross From The Casebooks of Jesperson & Lane e-book By Lisa Tuttle Spoiler Alert! Summary The paranormal answer to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Jesperson and Lane are turning the … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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Woven – Will It Have You In Stitches?

Book Review : Woven By Michael Jensen & David Powers King Spoiler Alert! Summary Two unlikely allies must journey across a kingdom in the hopes of thwarting death itself. All his life, Nels has wanted to be a knight of the … Continue reading

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